WASHINGTON, D. C.- U. S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will join the residents of Russell County for a county visit on Monday, February 15, 2010, at 11:00 am EST. The county visit, which is open to the public, will take place in the Council Chambers of the Public Safety Building, located at 1111 Broad Street in Phenix City, Alabama.
Senator Shelby will address the legislative agenda for the second session of the 111th Congress as well as important issues facing the nation and the state of Alabama. Following his remarks, Senator Shelby will open the floor to questions and comments from those in attendance.
"Over the years, these meetings have provided an excellent opportunity for area residents to listen and voice their opinions on the activities of our government," said Shelby. "This will be a great chance to discuss the important issues facing our state and our nation as the 111th Congress reconvenes."
Senator Shelby has held over 1,500 county visits since being elected to serve the state of Alabama. As part of his commitment to Alabamians, Senator Shelby holds a meeting in each county every year.
This meeting is open to the public. Members of the media are encouraged to attend.